My Antonia - Book 3: Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 73 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of My Antonia.
This section contains 347 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the My Antonia Study Guide

Book 3: Chapter 1 Summary

Jim is now at the University and he stays in Lincoln through his first summer. He is fortunate to befriend the young scholar Gaston Cleric, who has been sent West to improve his health. Apparently, Cleric suffered from a long-term illness in Italy that still affects him. Cleric and Jim are both in Lincoln over the summer, and Jim is working off a year's worth of Greek. Jim describes this phase of his life as a mental awakening in which he is introduced to the world of ideas, and his guide is Gaston Cleric. Despite everything new, bits of Jim's old life resurface still.

Jim describes his college life as free, and he has taken rooms with an elderly couple. Jim has two rooms; one was originally a linen closet and is now his unheated bedroom, and the other is his study. Sometimes, while Cleric...

(read more from the Book 3: Chapter 1 Summary)

This section contains 347 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the My Antonia Study Guide
Copyrights
Novels for Students
My Antonia from Novels for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook